INF 385P 
Introduction to Usability 


Home
Synopsis
Objectives
Policies
Texts & Materials
Schedule
Contact
 
iSchool Links
iSchool Home
Tutorial Junction
IT Services
 
UT Links
UT Library Online
UT Home
UT Direct
 
Printable Syllabus
Word | PDF
 

Objectives

The student successfully completing this class will:

  1. understand and be able to explain the rudimentary aspects of how human beings take in and process information,
  2. know what the methods of usability engineering are and have experience with some of them,
  3. understand and be able to explain why software developers should NOT depend on their own intuitions for what is a usable design,
  4. be able to make the arguments for cost-justifying a user-centered design approach,
  5. have had exposure to a variety of usability labs,
  6. know how to carry out a usability evaluation and write a usability test plan and report.

Website Info: ifan@ischool.utexas.edu
Last Updated: January 17, 2005